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in california will see a quarter of a percent increase in sales tax, and taxpayers making more than $250 thousand dollars will see various income tax inxreases. christy junkerman is a lecturer in the art department and is thankful that the voters put education at such a high priority. "it means a lot, i think to all of us. i think morale is high here today. people i've talked to have a little bit of extra cheerfulness." (:09) bridge: "they may be celebrating now, but there is still work to be done. this tax increase is only temporary, and expires in 2019. what's going to happen then?" president mohammed qayoumi sees the passing of prop 30 as a window of opportunity . . . a little bit of breathing room to find a permanent solution. "the state legislature, the governor, and officials will be able to work together and develop a funding mechanism both for education as a whole . . . k-12 as well as specifically for higher education" (:17) all this means students now have a sense of predictability regarding available classes and the cost of tuition. "i hope his breathing room will be a time th
. >> we don't want to see any further cuts to education. we want to reinvest in california and our state and reclaim the american dream. >> they're pushing hard to sway voters in its direction. >> california board of education says prop 30 provides no guarantee of new money for new schools. no on prop 30. we'll never know where the moneo es. >> but what role will young people play in this election? there are nearly 50 million young people in the u.s. between 18 and 29. kevin moore says voting at any age is important. >> voting is very important for everybody because we supposedly live in a democracy but if people don't vote then there's no democracy. >> 61% of young americans are registered to vote. caroline says voting simply slipped her mind. >> mainly because i didn't have the time and i was just, yeah, busy. it wasn't in my mind at all. >> what were you busy with? >> school. most busy with school. >> young people feel their voices won't make a difference. cheyenne says it isn't the case for her. >> if everybody had that opinion then nobody would show up to difference and it definit
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